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12 09, 2019

Imperial academics win €11 million ERC funding 

By |2019-09-12T07:01:58+00:00September 12th, 2019|Europe, State or Government, Translational Research|0 Comments

Academics in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics and the Business School, were rewarded in the latest wave of Starting Grants – worth around €1.5 million each. ERC Starting Grants recognise talented early-career scientists who show potential to be research leaders and have a scientific track record showing great promise. Across Europe the ERC awarded 408 grants, worth [...]

8 08, 2019

FSU and UF receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health 

By |2019-08-08T09:28:43+00:00August 8th, 2019|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state. UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the [...]

25 04, 2019

Deerfield, University of Illinois team up on $65M translational research deal

By |2019-04-25T10:09:40+00:00April 25th, 2019|Illinois, Translational Research|0 Comments

Deerfield Management and the University of Illinois at Chicago are joining forces to speed up the path to the clinic—and eventually to market—for new drugs discovered at the university. The pair is setting up a company called West Loop Innovation with up to $65 million in funding from Deerfield. In addition to the $65 million, which is [...]

14 03, 2019

Deerfield commits $100M to establish translational research alliance with Harvard 

By |2019-03-14T09:11:14+00:00March 14th, 2019|Massachusetts, Translational Research|0 Comments

Harvard University and Deerfield Management, a health care investment firm, have established a major strategic R&D alliance to speed the development and translation of biomedical and life-science innovations into transformative treatments that can improve life, health, and medical care. Through a newly launched company called Lab1636, Deerfield has committed $100 million in initial funding to [...]

31 01, 2019

U Oregona Interdisciplinary research seed funding program returns

By |2019-01-31T10:02:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Oregon, Translational Research|0 Comments

A popular seed funding program designed to make it easier for UO faculty members to launch multidisciplinary projects is back with a new emphasis on helping researchers and scholars connect with one another. The 2019 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives, or I 3, award program will kick off with a Feb. 4 information and “speed networking” session. “We [...]

24 10, 2018

New innovation fund creates avenue for translational research at University of Oregon

By |2018-10-24T16:48:41+00:00October 24th, 2018|Oregon, Translational Research|0 Comments

The timeline for translating some UO research innovations into new products and businesses is about to get shorter thanks to a new seed grant program announced by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. The VPRI Innovation Fund will provide grants of $25,000 to $75,000 to qualifying UO faculty members to cover the [...]

25 09, 2018

Penn State’s Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced 

By |2018-09-25T10:46:14+00:00September 25th, 2018|Pennsylvania, Translational Research|0 Comments

With support from Invent Penn State, the Penn State Research Foundation, and the University's Fund for Innovation, the competitive Lab Bench to Commercialization (LB2C) program provides funding for researchers in the Eberly College of Science — enabling them to enhance the commercial potential of ongoing research and prepare them to translate their intellectual property [...]

20 09, 2018

Washington State University startup receives research grant for affordable/easy-to-use microscope

By |2018-09-20T08:59:03+00:00September 20th, 2018|Translational Research, Washington|0 Comments

Klar Scientific, a startup company launched by Matthew McCluskey, a physicist at Washington State University, received a $740,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase-II grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue the research and development of a new affordable and easy-to-use microscope. Klar Scientific designs and manufactures an innovative spectroscopic confocal optical profile [...]

6 09, 2018

Cambridge faculty launch £100m science & technology fund with more cash to come

By |2018-09-06T07:18:34+00:00September 6th, 2018|Translational Research, UK/England|0 Comments

A $10 million investment in genetics business Cambridge Epigenetix has christened a sensational new $100m fund founded by an octet of Cambridge Dontrepreneurs – university scientists backing world-leading pioneers in technologies ranging from Artificial Intelligence to brain research and genetics. Cambridge Epigenetix was founded by Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, one of the new Ahren fund’s superstar [...]

17 07, 2018

New U Virginia Program Provides Rapid Seed Funding for Collaborative Research 

By |2018-07-17T08:37:35+00:00July 17th, 2018|Translational Research, Virginia|0 Comments

University of Virginia researchers who are looking for potential collaborators will have a much easier search, thanks to a new program launched today by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Called 3 Cavaliers, or 3C, the program will help faculty members connect and pursue new research with the potential for significant external funding. 3C [...]